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Audio: TRUTHLive - "Remind Rewind"
Posted by Emanuel Wallace at Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 at 11:00PM :: Email this article :: Print this article



The Song:

In conjunction with the release of his debut album, Patience, TRUTHLiVE is proud to release his latest album cut, "Remind Rewind," produced by Jake One and featuring Von Pea of Tanya Morgan. A constant theme throughout TRUTHLiVE's album, the track serves to remind listeners of a more exciting, golden era in hip-hop, working to reestablish some of the long forgotten ideals of the music and culture as TRUTHLiVE and Von Pea trade verses over Jake One's decidedly boom-bap production. TRUTHLiVE explains, "'Remind Rewind' is a reflective homage to hip-hop, primarily focused on my deep appreciation for the art of emceeing, and its profound impact on me as a kid/young adult." He continues, "It is also a track about the emergence of a new generation of emcee's carrying on the tradition." Very relaxed, the orchestral background symbolizes a classic age in music while the scratching, courtesy of DJ Sharp, represents a rewind of time. The hook, rapped by both TRUTHLiVE and Von Pea, is, "Sometimes it doesn't feel like it's worth it / Till I put on headphones and play classic verses," The rapper chose Von Pea as his counterpart for this track because TRUTHLiVE believes the dialog perfectly suited Von Pea's ideals as a torch bearer for those who have come before and a true student of the art form.

For those fans yet to have a chance to scoop one up to date, in addition to the release of his album, TRUTHLiVE is offering fans a Deluxe Kit through the Interdependent Media label website: http://imculture.com/shop-2/truthlive-patience-deluxe-preorder/ . At a $20 price point, the Deluxe Kit includes one copy of the Patience CD, a TRUTHLiVE red baseball tee, original TRUTHLiVE sleep mask, a physical copy of The UnLearning EP, a 45" split record featuring fellow iM artists Tanya Morgan and Finale, posters, stickers, flyers and more.


Listen to "Remind Rewind" here: http://media.audibletreats.com/TRUTHLIVE-Remind_Rewind.mp3
Please post buy links: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/patience/id366911805

Download The Unlearning EP: http://www.djbooth.net/index/mixtapes/entry/truthlive-the-unlearning-ep

The Background:

Evan "TRUTHLiVE" Phillips, owner and founder of Interdependent Media, has certainly made his mark in the music industry with his wide range of talents. As an emcee, DJ, entrepreneur, and artist, TRUTHLiVE has had his hands in everything from a very young age. After a traumatic adolescent period where his health was at risk, three heart surgeries proved the artist to be quite a fighter. He explains to his new listeners, "The name TRUTHLiVE doesn't mean that I'm proclaiming myself as the truth, end-all be-all; it's more of a reminder to myself on how to conduct my life and career." The MC best summates, "My music is my truth and my life." That meaningful music is available nowin the form of Patience, TRUTHLiVE's debut release, courtesy of Bay Area label Interdependent Media.

Streams:

"Remind Rewind":
http://media.audibletreats.com/TRUTHLIVE-Remind_Rewind.mp3

"Catalyst For Change":
http://media.audibletreats.com/TRUTHLiVE-Catalyst_For_Change.mp3

EPK 4:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlQ0qSucUNU
http://vimeo.com/10904023

EPK 3:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwmnAQmgs7A
http://vimeo.com/10726392

"Coors Light and Ski Boats" (DJBooth Exclusive Freestyle):
http://djbooth.cachefly.net/freestyles/downloads/DJBooth.net_Exclusive_Freestyles_-_TRUTHLiVE_-_Coors_Light_Ski_Boats.mp3

EPK 2:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SpqPc5LQg5Y
http://vimeo.com/10560986

EPK 1:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ualklyNOiU

The UnLearning EP Download:
http://www.djbooth.net/index/mixtapes/entry/truthlive-the-unlearning-ep

"The UnLearning":
http://media.audibletreats.com/TRUTHLiVE-The_Unlearning_Prod_By_Vitamin_D.mp3

"Can't Hold Me Back":
http://media.audibletreats.com/TRUTHLiVE-Cant_Hold_Me_Back.mp3

"Broken" Prod. By The ARE:
http://media.audibletreats.com/TRUTHLiVE-Broken.mp3 />
"Tormented Genius" Prod. By Martin SLO:
http://media.audibletreats.com/TRUTHLiVE-Tormented_Genius.mp3

"Shoot Me Down" prod. by Tha Bizness:
http://media.audibletreats.com/TRUTHLiVE-Shoot_Me_Down.mp3

Bio, pictures, and streams available here:
http://www.audibletreats.com/download/truthlive

Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/pages/TRUTHLiVE-EVAN-PHiLLiPS/14477104518

Twitter:
http://twitter.com/Truthlive

Myspace:
http://www.myspace.com/truthlive

Label Site:
http://www.imculture.com/
 



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